VERMILLION, S.D. – The Department of Addiction Studies at the University of South Dakota says program graduates have achieved a 100 percent pass rate for licenses and certifications.
“All 15 of our graduates from the past two years have passed the national exam administered by the South Dakota Board of Addiction and Prevention Professionals,” said Frank Zavadil, chair of the department.
For more than 40 years USD’s Department of Addiction Studies has been a national leader in preparing competent substance abuse professionals. The department is the only addiction studies program in South Dakota that is accredited through the National Addiction Studies Accreditation Commission.